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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and...

Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.

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Bustling area

This area and Circular Quay are both bustling spots on the harbor(s). Lots to see and do and the people watching is great. There are many restaurants right on the water and the... read more

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tucson
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26 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This area and Circular Quay are both bustling spots on the harbor(s). Lots to see and do and the people watching is great. There are many restaurants right on the water and the entire harbor is surrounded with a wide "boardwalk". Lots of boats and yachts to admire. We had an excellent dinner at Nick's Seafood Restaurant.

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Pori, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Outi hotel Hyatt Regency is close this are. Beautiful views breakfast and late drink. Harbour are are lots of good drinking and food place. Only just walking is very good idea too.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything you need in one place. Fantastic views, plenty of entertainment and things to see and do. Fantastic restaurants bars and, live music. You should not miss this place if you are visiting Sydney. Something for everyone. Ship museum to flight simulators.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lost of shops, restaurants and attractions. Lots of places to take a boat trip from, large kids play area - something for everyone.

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With the OPAL travel card, we took the ferry from Circular Quay to Darling Harbour. {OPAL card has a maximum spend of $15 per day ($2.50 on Sundays), irrespective of how much you travel on that day} DH has a number of restaurants and museums and activities, but in my opinion, CQ is livelier

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Darling Harbour is a hidden jewel. With a cosmopolitan atmosphere it is a reference to Sydney's diversity. A walk around this Harbour is a delight.People watching is a must. From the runners at lunch time to the happy people just strolling around...awesome. The shops and eateries are various and each one an occasion to explore. Definitely a must when in... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much to see and do in this iconic harbour a must see desti b ation with food drink and attractions en masse what a fantastic place

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the area is going through some redevelopment there is still plenty to attract all manner of tourists and locals. And come they do! Eateries and bars abound. The Silent Disco is a must see as people cue to wiggle and jiggle in headphone land.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of eateries, ferry right there. Cruise ships often dock there. Lots to see and do. Close to downtown area. Trains and bus close by.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great social venue. From Romantic restaurants, Nitelife, Drinking, Tourist Attractions and loads of things for families to do too

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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